Court Interpreter

As an interpreter, I continue to study to keep and improve my skills. I think this is essential to anyone in the profession. There are many tools out there for interpreters. If you are someone who is interested in becoming an interpreter and need resources to start out with, I’ve written another blog about that.…

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Video Call

The Covid-19 pandemic has opened a new world in interpreting! VRI (video remote interpreting) has been brought to the forefront of court hearings. Two of the widely used software solutions for VRI are WebEx and Zoom. It is wonderful to be able to see the people who need interpretation over a computer. There is a…

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Notebook

As an interpreter, I’m always trying to improve my work.  One of the things that I have done is taken seminars and coaching from great teachers like Holly Mikkelson, Virginia Valencia, Nestor Wagner, and Athena Maltilsky.  I’ve also taken seminars and classes from other great teachers, but for the purpose of this blog I’m highlighting…

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Immigration-translation-report-birth-abroad

I have had many people comment to me that they think they can translate documents without any problems.  Why not?  They are bilingual, and they communicate in two languages.  Actually, that’s what I thought before I came into this profession too,  so I can see where they are coming from. I’ve actually had requests to…

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Even Certified Court Interpreters and Translators need to be found through the many formats of social media.  Spanish Interpreters social media is vital to us to connect with you. We just set up our site so that it will automatically post all of our posts to Facebook. There are some other features that work great to…

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PTA-mom-and-daughter

We recently moved to the St. George, UT area.  According to neighbors, friends and fellow court interpreters, the Spanish speaking population in St. George has been on a decrease since the construction market has gone down.  This made me think that my services as a translator and an interpreter in Spanish would not be in…

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Federal Court Interpreter

I am currently interpreting in the United States District Courts for the District of Utah, as well as the State District Courts in the State of Utah.  I along with some colleagues are very interested in the Federal Court Certification.  It is a program to be admired along with the State Certification Program.  These programs…

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